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: Maverick Queen

Barbara Stanwyck Barry Sullivan
Kit Banion controls most of the cattle business in Wyoming. One day a stranger rides into town and trouble starts for Kit ... In this adaptation of a Zane Grey story Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid make an early screen appearance.
Screenplay by KENNETY GAMET and DEVALLON SCOTT Directed by JOE KANE 0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Barbara Stanwyck
Unknown: Barry Sullivan
Unknown: Kit Banion
Unknown: Zane Grey
Unknown: Butch Cassidy
Play By: Kennety Gamet
Unknown: Devallon Scott
Directed By: Joe Kane
Kit: Barbara Stanwyck
Jeff: Barry Sullivan
Sundance: Scott Brady
Lucy Lee: Mary Murphy
Jamie: Wallace Ford
Butch Cassidy: Howard Petrie

: Everest, the Final Challenge

In March this year a British expedition set off on an attempt to climb the highest mountain in the world by its most hazardous route. Only one other attempt has been made on the north-east ridge of Everest - the fateful
British Expedition in 1982 led by Chris Bonington. This time the 18-strong team was lead by Scots mountaineer Mal Duff and included two film-makers - award-winning cameraman Kurt Diemberger
- internationally recognised as one of the best climbers of his generation - and his sound assistant Julie Tullis - Britain's highest-climbing woman. They have produced a riveting record of the trials and tribulations of this major mountaineering ascent. Producer MARY CLYNE


Unknown: Chris Bonington.
Unknown: Mal Duff
Unknown: Kurt Diemberger
Unknown: Julie Tullis
Producer: Mary Clyne
Editor: Peter Hercombe

: What's Up, Chuck?

Chuck Jones presents two classic Bugs Bunny cartoons: The Rabbit of Seville and Rabbit Rampage and one of his masterpieces: One Froggy Evening.


Unknown: Chuck Jones

: Motor 100

A unique festival held last year at Silverstone celebrating 100 years of motoring. Presented by Noel Edmonds , Mike Smith and Murray Walker
Do you remember your first car, or was it a motorcycle?
Better still, do you remember your dream car at that time? Now it is probably a collector's item and it's name is wrapped in nostalgia with those of Campbell, Cobb, Austin, Morris and Alvis.
And what of your memory? When was the 70 mph speed limit introduced? Where were the first traffic lights situated? What was the first speed limit? How did the early motorist buy fuel?
A stirring of the emotions assured in this look at a century of motoring history. Written by JONATHAN WOOD Research by MAGDA GULVIN Directors
DAVID PICKTHALL. SIMON BETTS Television production
(A compilation of two programmes broadcast in May)


Presented By: Noel Edmonds
Presented By: Mike Smith
Presented By: Murray Walker
Written By: Jonathan Wood
Unknown: Magda Gulvin
Unknown: David Pickthall.
Unknown: Simon Betts
Unknown: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: Around the World in Seven Minutes and Four Times on Saturday

A look back to the days of Pathe and Movietone newsreels with Bob Danvers Walker and Leslie Mitchell in conversation with Su Ingle. For more than 50 years the British cinemagoer was given a window on the world by the seven-minute newsreel. With the aid of original - and sometimes rare - footage, the two legendary newsreel commentators recall the friendly rivalry between the companies to get that all-important 'scoop', and give a fascinating personal account of those historic, poignant and humorous world events which were brought to the people in the one-and-nines - almost as they happened.
This programme was Leslie Mitchell's last appearance before his death in November and provides a fitting tribute to a man whose distinctive voice and imperturbable manner made him a much respected figure in broadcasting.
(A Charisma Films production)


Unknown: Bob Danvers Walker
Unknown: Leslie Mitchell
Written By: Maurice Sellar
Unknown: Lou Jones
Directed By: Roger Michell

: Welles Directs The Magnificent Ambersons

continues the season of films by Orson Welles who died in October. Today starring Joseph Cotten
Agnes Moorhead
For his second feature,
Welles stayed behind the camera creating a film even more personal, and of comparable originality, to his debut. Booth Tarkington's story of the rise and fall of a great American family is shown as a faded glory of a vanished America and as a microcosm of a doomed society. The film boasts magnificent performances and superb photography by Stanley Cortez.
Screenplay by ORSON WELLES Produced and directed by ORSON WELLES
0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Joseph Cotten
Unknown: Agnes Moorhead
Unknown: Stanley Cortez.
Play By: Orson Welles
Directed By: Orson Welles
Eugene Morgan: Joseph Cotten
Isabel Amberson: Dolores Costello
Lucy Morgan: Anne Baxter
George Minafer: Tim Holt
Fanny: Agnes Moorhead
Wilbur: Don Dillaway
Jack Amberson: Ray Collins
Major Amberson: Richard Bennett
Bronson: Erskine Sanford

: Call My Bluff

The last of the series
A duel of words and wit between
Arthur Marshall
Sue Arnold Ian Ogilvy and Frank Muir Jan Francis
Patrick Lichfield
Referee Robert Robinson Devised by MARK GOODSON Produced and directed by PAUL CIANI


Unknown: Arthur Marshall
Unknown: Sue Arnold
Unknown: Ian Ogilvy
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Jan Francis
Unknown: Patrick Lichfield
Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Mark Goodson
Directed By: Paul Ciani

: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Most children, at one hungry time or another, dream of owning their own chocolate factory. For young Charlie
Bucket the dream comes true - by courtesy of the marvellously eccentric Willy Wonka - in this
'scrumdidilyumptious' film version of Roald Dahl's delightful fantasy confection.
Screenplay by ROALD DAHL based on his book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Directed by MEL STUART
0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Roald Dahl
Unknown: Leslie Bricusse
Unknown: Anthony Newley
Produced By: Stan Margulies
Produced By: David L. Wolper
Directed By: Mel Stuart
Willy Wonka: Gene Wilder
Grandpa Joe: Jack Albertson
Charlie: Peter Ostrum
Mr Salt: Roy Kinnear
Veruca Salt: Julie Dawn Cole
Mr Beauregarde: Leonard Stone
Violet Beauregarde: Denise Nickerson
Mrs Teevee: Dodo Denney
Mike Teevee: Paris Themmen
Mrs Gloop: Ursula Reit
Augustus Gloop: Michael Bollner
Mrs Bucket: Diana Sowle
Bill: Aulrey Woods
Turkentine: David Battley
Mr Slugworth: Gunter Meisner
Tinker: Peter Capell
Mr Jopeck: Werner Heyking
Winkelmann: Peter Stuart

: 85 Whistle Test 86

In the course of the next five-and-a-half-hours BBC2 takes you out of 1985 and into the New Year in the company of some of the world's top rock musicians.
8.5 The Band Aid Story Food and Trucks and Rock 'n'Roll
At the end of 1984 in a small studio in London's Notting Hill Gate Bob Geldof ,
Midge Ure and a group of friends got together to record 'Do they know it's Christmas?'. All proceeds from the record's sale were to help relieve the Ethiopian famine. The song became the biggest-selling UK single of all time - Band Aid was born.
The film follows Band Aid's meteoric rise through events like Live Aid and Fashion Aid till today it stands as one of the major forces in African famine relief.
Film editor BRIAN DYKE
Producer ADRIAN HUGHES Director LAN MCMILLAN Television presentation MICHAEL APPLETON
9.15 Live Aid - The Concert
At 12 noon on 13 July 1985 Wembley Stadium became the starting point of the greatest single rock event of all time. During the following 161 hours, rock musicians from all over the world were to come together to raise millions of pounds for famine relief in Africa, and for the next 75 minutes there's a chance to sample the flavour and emotions of one of the year's most amazing occasions.
10.30 Video Video
A chance to see some of your favourite videos of 1985 in the first stereo video simulcast programme. See again the best of the weekly VideoVote winners as chosen by Whistle Test viewers.
11.0 Double Header
Two rock concerts from north and south of the border take you out of the Old Year and into the New.
Madness live from the stage of London's Hammersmith Odeon, introduced by Richard Skinner and at 11.35 King live from Barrowlands, Glasgow
Introduced by Billy Sloane and Steve BIacknell
12.10 am Pick of the Year
Traditionally on New Year's Eve Whistle Test looks back over the year's programmes and selects some of the best moments for a rerun.
This year you can have a greater hand in the selection of items. Do you want to see the Eurythmics or Sting in Paris again? Maybe Sade, Blancmange, Simply Red, Alison Moyet , Big Daddy, Van Morrison , Los Lobos, Marc Almond or one of the other live studio bands? Or maybe your choice would be the Whistle Test team discovering London's Rock Landmarks?
There will be a list displayed in the studio and you can help add your choice by phoning [number removed]and saying what you want to see. Outside broadcast directors
From 9.15- 11.30 a simultaneous broadcast with Radio 1. Viewers with stereo Radio 1 may wish to turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, butafewfeet away. Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.
* FEATURE: page 19


Unknown: Bob Geldof
Unknown: Midge Ure
Editor: Brian Dyke
Producer: Adrian Hughes
Director: Lan McMillan
Unknown: Michael Appleton
Introduced By: Richard Skinner
Introduced By: Billy Sloane
Introduced By: Steve Biacknell
Unknown: Alison Moyet
Unknown: Van Morrison
Unknown: Marc Almond
Unknown: David G Croft
Unknown: Tom Corcoran
Director: Philip Chilvers
Unknown: John Burrowes
Unknown: Trevor Dann
Editor: Michael Appleton

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